Looking at Empoli vs Lazio Prediction, Empoli play host to Lazio at the Stadio Carlo Castellani.
Empoli have made a mixed start in the 2018/19 season. They got maximum points in the inaugural match against Cagliari at home.
They then lost 2-1 when they went to Genoa, and were held to a goalless draw by Chievo. The results of the three games brought Empoli to 8th position in the Serie A standings, with 4 points.
Overall, Aurelio Andreazzoli's team recorded 1 win, 2 draws and 2 defeats in their last 5 matches.
And ahead of this match, Empoli will play without Luca Antonelli who has a muscle injury and may be absent until November. While the club captain, Manuel Pasqual, will enter and play in the role of left back.
On the other hand, Lazio will enter this game with a capital of high confidence, after winning a victory over Frosinone.
The victory was also the first positive result achieved by Lazio this season. Previously, Lazio lost two consecutive matches against Napoli and defending champions Juventus.
Lazio currently sit 16th in the Serie A standings, with 3 points.
Coach Simone Inzaghi will bring Francesco Acerbi to fill the starting-XI , while Milan Badelj and Joaquín Correa will sit on the bench. Ciro Immobile, Luis Alberto and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic will also line up at Lazio's front line.
As for head to head , Lazio have a good record when dealing with Empoli so far. Lazio have recorded 4 wins and 1 defeat in the last 5 meetings with Empoli.
In the last meeting, Lazio won narrowly with a score of 2-1 over Empoli at Carlo Castellani.
Empoli vs Lazio head to head
19/02/17 Empoli 1 - 2 Lazio
25/09/16 Lazio 2 - 0 Empoli
04/17/16 Lazio 2 - 0 Empoli
30/11/15 Empoli 1 - 0 Lazio
12/04/15 Lazio 4-0 Empoli
Empoli's last 5 matches
06/06/18 Arezzo 1 - 1 Empoli
03/09/18 Chievo 0 - 0 Empoli
08/27/18 Genoa 2 - 1 Empoli
08/08/18 Empoli 2 - 0 Cagliari
08/08/18 Empoli 0 - 3 Cittadella
Lazio's last 5 matches
03/09/18 Lazio 1 - 0 Frosinone
08/25/18 Juventus 2 - 0 Lazio
19/08/18 Lazio 1 - 2 Napoli
12/08/18 Dortmund 1 - 0 Lazio
08/08/18 Arsenal 2-0 Lazio
Possible line up
Empoli: Terracciano, Lorenzo, Silvestre, Maietta, Pasqual, Acquah, Capezzi, Krunic, Zajc, Gumina, Caputo.
Lazio: Strakosha, Wallace, Acerbi, Radu, Marusic, Parolo, Lucas, Milinkovic-Savic, Lulic, Luis Alberto, Immobile.
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